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told senate intel committee in march the nsa, quote, does not witnessingly collect information on americans. listen to the testimony. >> does the nsa collect any type of data at all on millions or hundreds of millions of americans? >> no, sir. >> it does not? >> not witingingly. there are cases they could inadvertently collect but not witingly. joining me congressman, i'm very interested to hear your comments on this topic. it's a question of no they don't, but maybe they do. what did you hear in terms of an answer, first of all, whether nsa is listening. >> general clapper was in an impact position. the week prior to that at a top secret meeting of the intelligence committee, closed meeting, he did tell them what the nsa was doing. never expecting to be asked that in public, then you're letting the enemy know what we're doing and capable of. he would say it is technically accurate, nsa doesn't keep track of names, address. all it lists are phone calls made, doesn't say who made them, what their address is, the content of the call. he's in a situation where he was not expecting
edward snowden leak shows the nsa infiltrated the world of online gaming to catch america's real life enemies. >>> good afternoon. welcome to "the lead." we begin with the national lead. if you're one of the thousands of stranded passengers watching us from an airport thanks to the nasty weather, well, go ahead, you have earned that third slice of sbarro pizza. a wintry mix of snow and ice is blanketing much of the country from the southwest to the northeast. in arkansas, one man described the falling sheets of ice as the apocalypse. in places like missouri and virginia, messy frozen roads have made commuting nightmarish, if not all together impossible. air travelers have not fared much better. more than 1500 flights were canceled today and with a fresh round of snow in the forecast poised to cause even more delays, some stranded passengers might be getting worried that they're on the verge of a lord of the flies-esque meltdown if they don't get home soon. cnn meteorologist chad myers has the latest on which parts of the country are getting socked with snow again but first, let's go l
in parliament about he loss of 58,000 documents through a data sharing scheme through gtsq and nsa. the amount of oversight, the nowet for oversight is even is 1.3 million pounds, supposedly a secret, think,tally, which is, i that a third of the amount he spends on car parts. the e prime minister in chamber said that he wants to to thatreement or words ffect with the guard -- guardian. if the guardian is not willing to see the point of view from authorities, then actions may be taken. can i ask you this question, how you feel -- sorry? >> final question. >> yes. how far do you feel that there to the newspaper if ou continue to publish revelations from snowden? is he under pressure? things have happened in this country that would be inconceivable in europe and america.europe and in they include piracy. they include a senior official editor to say there's been enough debate now. hey include asking for the destruction of our disks. they include and he's calling to so there are things that are with --vable in america under the first -- >> are you under pressure yourself. do you feel
,000 documents through a data sharing scheme through gtsq and nsa. if the amount of oversight, the budget for oversight is even now is 1.3 million pounds, supposedly a secret, incidentally, which is, i think, about a third of the amount that he spends on car parts. >> the prime minister in the chamber said that he wants to reach agreement or words to that effect with the guard -- guardian. if the guardian is not willing to see the point of view from the authorities, then actions may be taken. can i ask you this question, how far do you feel -- sorry? >> final question. >> yes. how far do you feel that there is a threat to the newspaper if you continue to publish revelations from snowden? is he under pressure? >> things have happened in this country that would be inconceivable in europe and parts of europe and in america. they include piracy. they include a senior official going to see an editor to say there's been enough debate now. they include asking for the destruction of our disks. they include and he's calling for the police to prosecute. so there are things that are inconceivable i
. >>> also, if you travel abroad, the nsa could be tracking your cell phone. surprised at this anymore? that's the latest that we uncovered from the documents edward snowden leaked. we'll explain all of that on "around the world." hey kevin...still eating chalk for heartburn? yeah... try new alka seltzer fruit chews. they work fast on heartburn and taste awesome. these are good. told ya! i'm feeling better already. [ male announcer ] new alka seltzer fruits chews. enjoy the relief! medicare open enrollment. new alkof year again.ts chews. time to compare plans and costs. you don't have to make changes. but it never hurts to see if you can find better coverage, save money, or both. and check out the preventive benefits you get after the health care law. open enrollment ends december 7th. so now's the time. visit or call 1-800-medicare cortizone-10 has the strongest nonprescription itch medicine plus moisturizers to help heal skin fast. cortizone-10. feel the heal. >>> all right. the latest chapter in this, did toronto's crack-smoking mayor try to buy a video that allegedly showed
the interactions between tech companies and the nsa. evan perez joins us now from washington. yeah, it's interesting move by these tech companies. they've taken a hit in some overseas markets like china. how can companies that have staked their reputations on the ability to safeguard people's information start to assure customers overseas their information is secure if the nsa can poke in the backdoor? >> that's what's worrying executives of some of the biggest tech companies in if the united states. facebook, apple, twitter, google and move the are all asking the government to help pull back some of the nsa surveillance programs. the challenge for these companies, they are required by law to help the nsa do surveillance. what edward snowden exposed over the last few months is several programs that allow the nsa to access vast amounts of private information. the nsa says it is to prevent terrorism. but often that data is being collected on people who don't have any connection to terrorism. and that's the reason why you see these companies asking the government to change the law so the
where we cannot trust any of those different systems, whether the nsa or other intelligence services we put together. so they all have to be dismantled and start over. >> some people think he did a service by exposing a really aggressive nsa surveillance which could filter in on american citizens, not just foreigners. >> true, that's one -- i don't subscribe to that. i don't think it's a service because i think that had he really felt passionate about it, really felt like he was making change, he might have actually gone -- come back and said okay, i'll go on trial, let me have my say because i'm right. instead he ran and hid and who knows what else he's selling out to the russians right now. >> that's a serious suspicion that you have, charge that you have, that the russians, the russian government of vladimir putin, was actually running him as an agent when he committed these whatever he did. stealing all this information. >> exactly. a suspicion, but i would not be surprised if that's where it started. they're that good. >> how tense would you say the espionage relationship between t
. >> this is not just a u.s. operation by the n.s.a. this is done on a global scale. it taps into information shared by the mobile phone companies and helps the intelligence agency build up a picture. intelligence targets. given the scale of the information undoubtedly incident americans are caught up in there. the n.s.a. will face questions about the scale of the operation, why it's doing it and it it's operating fully inside the law. mexican police have found a truck of radioactive material, stolen on the way to a decommissioning sites. whoever opened the container were exposed to lethal levels of radiation and are in danger of dying within days. adam raney has more. >> soldiers and police cordoned off the area where the stolen goods were found. there's no risk as long as people say clear of the material. some residents are not convinced. >> translation: there's danger of radioactive exposure. we don't know how far it could go. it could kill you and spread several kilometres. >> the cobalt was encased but someone opened the container. officials say thieves opened it. an emergency worker says other
the nsa. the agency tracked up to 5 billion cell phone as day. only used used the day to to map locations and follow their movement around the globe. the newspaper says the information came from document provided by former nsa contractor. the report says the cell phones are outside the united states. the united nations has authorized a peace keeping force for the central african republic, the security council voted took place hours after a gun fight in the streets of the capitol left dozens of people dead. al jazeera diplomatic editor has more from the united nations. >> the u.n. security council voted unanimously for this resolution, in many ways it was compromised in the end, they decided to come up with 3,500 african peace keepers backed up by 1,200 french troops. one of the earlier ideas that has been put before them, was the idea of a peace keeping force. he said he would lead a difficult environment like the car up to 9,000 troops. there is a big difference with what is now being offered which is about half that number. a point i butt to the u. ambassador to the united nations. have
the loss of 50,000 documents through a data sharing scheme between gchq and nsa. if that amounts to oversight, the amount of oversight, the budget for oversight even now is 1.3 million pounds, supposedly a secret incidentally, which is i think about a third of the amount that the council spends on car parts. >> the prime minister in the chamber said that he wants to reach agreement, or words to that effect, with "the guardian" that if "the guardian" is not willing to see the point of view of the authorities then, with reluctance, other measures may be taken. presumably he's referring to the notices and the rest. can ask you this question? how far do you feel that there is a threat to the newspaper if you continue to publish revelations from snowden lex do you feel under pressure? >> things have happened in this country which would be inconceivable in europe or -- parts of europe and in america. they include prior restraint. they included a senior whitehall official going to see an edit to say, there's been enough debate now. they include asking for the destruction of our discs. t
it with the ceo of spark digital, a digital marketing and social media company. to know the n.s.a. is spying on people using their mobile phones, sure that is no surprise. what is interesting about that to you. >> what is interesting is what they are tracking. date, time, speed, trajectory. that's what they are keeping historical records of. what is a lot of people don't know is they are not just looking at it just at this moment, but backwards in time when the phone came online. >> code traveller, meaning they can work out which group of people from in proximity to each other. that's fascinating. they may have suspicions about you, but not know about me, but if you and i are close for a number of days or a specific journey, they can put two and two together. >> it looks interesting. there's questions of guilt by association. maybe the person is a relative. they take the same routes as they commute. those things are interesting to look at, but they may raise a lot of questions. >> the n.s.a. may look at another r revelation from edwar snowden and say, "so what?" many are aware that their dig
're on the move, anyone with access to this information can track your route. the latest revelations suggest the n.s.a. is doing much more than just tracking individual suspects. by gathering and processing around 5 billion records each day, it is able to see which individuals are meeting or tracking together. >> you might be connected to a tower along with 100 other people. you move down the street and automatically you, fuel find connects to the next closest tower. let's say 20 of the 100 are moving the same direction you. move further down the road and say just five of the original 100 people join you. a couple more towers and sometime later, and there's just one person who's mirrored your movements. the assumption one have some reason for being together. the same logic works if individuals come from different directions, but stop at the same place for any length of time. >> it could be a family member you're traveling with, someone that you're dating, a cousin or someone who works next to where you work and you have the same commuting patterns each day. >> it is said to only track potential suspec
are incompetent buffoons. it is a attack that could have some resonance. obama had problems with the nsa, spying, leaks, the problem of the health-care website that does not work, he looks like the government is having difficulty operating. in -- and now he says the democratic senators are wrong on governing. that is intriguing to me. i'm a government junkie, so maybe it is less intriguing to other people. host: let me share this. president obama is making a big comeback if only he could get the news out to millions of homeless. guest: every time we have a conversation about on employment numbers, it is the same. it is a question of whether you are in power or out of power. out of power, unemployment goes up, proving america is in trouble. if you're out of power, unemployment going down also proves there is trouble because people have gotten frustrated. both of those facts are true. it is also true, if the economy continues to improve, particularly if the improvement picks up over time, the democrats will have a much more comfortable ground to run on because you begin to have a situation where w
phones are being tracked based on leaks from former n.s.a. contractors, and interviews with u.s. intelligence officials. >> the report said the n.s.a. can pin down the location of a cell phone and map out relationships from them. the spy agency say it does not target the whereabouts of phones in the u.s. the n.s.a. confirmed it gathers information about americans insidently. >> a scam was discovered by trust wave. militias viruses were sent to thousands of users. it tracked credential. users of facebook, yahoo twitter could be affected. 16,000 accounts were hacked that use 123456. >> anarchy in argentina, why police refuse to put a stop no wild looting in one city. >> american doctors on the front lines of a bird flu scare half a world away. >> they've come a long way since don't ask, don't tell. coming out created new problems. >> you are looking at dallas, were there may be rain together and possibly tonight. >>> good morning, welcome back to al jazeera america. i'm thomas drayton. looting in argentina, why the police did not step in to stop it. >> first a look at the weathe
. >> it is. nick, appreciate it. we are learning more about the market security surveillance. the nsa collects nearly 5 billion records every single day on cell phones around the world. the rother is based on documents. the latest on global reactions. it seems like americans have become numb to the news. there seems to be much more public outrage. in europe, south america, than there has been in the u.s. there has been a hand full of small protests if you look at the polls and that's how you gauge opinion, the very majority say they are concerned about the government spying program. 35% of americans say they are very concerned about their privacy rights being violated so that's not even a major by. so any sort of response has become mooted. it is doing their own review after that came to light. they should hear the recommendations that's probably the only path that has any chance of taking on any of this international esspeak i don't knownage. neater of those will completely clear. >> and pope proseason has formed a pan them of experts to help the catholic church address the issue of
the changes. as what we can do with it, it is great. is seeing how technological companies and the nsa are doing their own thing outside of what our privacy rights are, he gets really scary when those drones are going to be equipped with cameras and the nsa can tap into those cameras. i would be my concern. it is purely on the privacy front you have concerns about this? caller: not exactly. looking at this logistically, a livery by drones is not much better than leaving a package on the doorstep, which is not there he secure. -- not veryatch secure. i can just watch for the drones are going. who controls the airspace over my house? maybe i don't want a drone flying over my house. the technology is awesome, i think it's great. my one concern is what is the nsa getting into with these companies? are we on the road to fascism? somebody pointed out on twitter -- what do i do with the yellow container? logistically, there are a lot of kinks to work out. i see it is a very steep road. it as a very steep road. it is the undetectable firearms act -- here is dan from wilbert in oklahoma on the
on the location of cell phones worldwide, based on documents leaked by former n.s.a. contractor edward snowden. >> woodruff: on the "newshour" online right now, archaeologists have discovered that we're all mutts. new tests on the oldest-known human d.n.a. reveal that homo sapiens have more ancestors than we had previously thought. read about that on our science page. all that and more is on our website >> ifill: and that's the "newshour" for tonight. on thursday, fast-food workers plan strikes in 100 cities across the country to protest low-wages. i'm gwen ifill. >> woodruff: and i'm judy woodruff. we'll see you online and again here tomorrow evening. for all of us here at the "pbs newshour," thank you and good night. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> support also comes from carnegie corporation of new york, a foundation created to do what andrew carnegie called "real and permanent good." celebrating 100 years of philanthropy at >> and with the ongoing sup
against the n.s.a. facebook, google, twitter,al pell and microsoft want to limit the government from collecting their user's information and want more oversight of the n.s.a. >> the opposition still holds two big prizes in the oil city of maracebo and the capitol of caracas. we have more details. >> 18 different elections in 14 years, and the new call to go out and vote again, just eight months after electing a new president, 300 new mayors were elected, and over 2500 council members. >> this is the evidence that i'm contributing with a grain of sand to change my country. if you don't vote, you can't complain. >> it has one of the highest inflation rates in the world at 54%. venezuela rampant crime puts the capital as the third most view len in the region and food shortages have increased. she hopes her vote will help the government. >> i love this country and respect it. i want to see it free, a country like many others. >> polls taken before the vote predict over 50% of venezuelans will remain loyal to the government. >> this is the most populace neighborhood. many tell us they wil
accurate reports than what was going on in in bosnia and then with the balkan task force the cia the nsa the joint chiefs of staff were being together. chairing a an event to keep them working together we were sharing information and not according and. the then to make good decisions. i love all these shows like homeland. but real world involves us cia folks what is really going on? in how to get that back to the policy makers. you have to be active not passive consumer of intelligence otherwise they assume you have been choked and not even having a meeting for rwanda. because you are so obsessed with the and other stuff. but i also agree with the panel with the intelligence forces to be in the room to be -- to get more information is as might experience the only time the cia went beyond that was before george tenet was inactive partner in the palestinian intelligence services promoting meat -- peace to the middle east that was the only year in the entire history not one israeli was killed were the leadership of the country changed hands. we live in a world it is easy. with the lasting i
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, in their balkan task force, the cia, the defense intelligence tea, the nsa, the joint chiefs of staff, regularly working together. see nature to deputies committee that kept all the agencies working together. we were committed to sharing information, not coordinate, to try to reconcile the apparent inconsistencies and then to make good decisions. you now, i love all the shows, homeland and all that stuff. i love that stuff. but the real world involves all the cia folks out there killing themselves to figure out what is really going on and have to get that back to the policymakers. what leon says is right. you have to be attacked, not passive can an arab intelligence. otherwise everyone just assumes your bandwidth has been choked in 1994 and 1995 and you wind up like we were, not even having a meeting about one. because you are so obsessed with all this other stuff. so the obligation of the policymakers is to be aggressive in saying what we need. i also agree with the comments that were made in the piano about the need to have someone representing these intelligence forces in the room when you're
, from the i.r.s. to the justice department to the n.s.a. the -- this began long before this administration but under this administration it has become a crisis. all this, we're told, is for the common good. well, it wouldn't be the first civilization to succumb to the song of a benevolent and all-powerful government, but every society that's fallen for this lie is awakened one morning to discover that the benevolence is gone and that the all-power government is still there. much of this structure of the american constitution that has preserved our liberty for 225 years, that has contained the unwarded expansion of governmental power and has preserved the natural and individual rights of every citizen has been allowed to decay. the form is still there, the institutions continue to function, but they no longer serve their principal role to protect the rule of law and the liberty of the people. here in this capitol, we're surrounded by the symbols of the roman republic. they should be a warning to us. the roman senate continued to exist 400 years after the fall of the repu
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